‘Land Pricing Model’ to rediscover the past land Business in Archaeology: Perspective of Ancient Samatata of Bengal

Authors

  • Md. Obaidur Rahman Post Graduate Student, Department of Archaeology, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Mahmudul Hasan Khan Assistant Professor, Department of Archaeology, Comilla University, Cumilla, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46291/cenraps.v4i2.82

Keywords:

Pricing method, Land Business, Samatata, Bangladesh

Abstract

The focus point of this study is to find out land business system with money and comparing between Ancient periods (6th to 12th century CE) of Samatata with present through a newly proposed „Land Pricing Model. Its associated element will be analysis here are comparative land price of past and present, economic sector of land, minimum market price of land, pricing method and other comparative facts. To achieve the research objectives this study follows both of qualitative and quantitative research approach. Data is collected from various sectors such as archaeological sites, Library, Internet, Sub-registry office, surroundings of archaeological sites and so on. Topic of this study demand a multidisciplinary approach and it followed here by implementing mathematical formula, principles of business studies knowledge, Land law, Economics etc. carefully. This study conducts a comparative analysis of the economic sector of the land, economic condition of Ancient period, land pricing method, land measurement system, material value of the land and rulers controlling over the land.

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Published

2022-11-20

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Rahman, M. O. ., & Khan, M. M. H. (2022). ‘Land Pricing Model’ to rediscover the past land Business in Archaeology: Perspective of Ancient Samatata of Bengal. CenRaPS Journal of Social Sciences, 4(2), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.46291/cenraps.v4i2.82

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